Saturday, March 30, 2013

Week#4 Confronting and Overcoming CCC Challenges

Core Question: What are the key ingredients to successful cross-cultural communication and multicultural collaboration? How can we overcome the challenges of living ‘out of culture’?

Working on Common Cross-cultural Communication Challenges (2nd half) Managing cross-cultural communication challenges: Toward a more perfect union in an age of diversity (pages 220~222) Cross-Cultural Communication Strategies Communicating with Strangers


Handout & Discussion Questions

  • Spend at least an hour reading through material listed under Week#5 of the Course Materials page.  Feel free to read other material you find that  addresses the core questions for next week
    (What are the linguistic components of English and other languages that are necessary to understand in order to successfully engage in cross-cultural communication?  How does one be ‘polite’ in English and other languages? ) 
    Remember to document your material consumption.
  • Post your at least one reflection on your blog that addresses Week#4 Discussions, Week#5 topics, or anything else CCC related that has grabbed your attention lately.  Please post reflections  by Thursday at 5pm
  • Check out your classmates' blog posts by clicking on the 'Blog Posts' block on the right or going here.

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